Publications

The following reports by the Sex Workers Project and its partners are available for download from this site. These documents are in PDF format and can be read using the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe.

Reports

Sex Workers Project
04/17/2012
PDF - 9.57MB
A joint report with the PROS Network on the impact of using condoms as evidence of prostitution in New York City.
Sex Workers Project
01/09/2009
PDF - 1.36MB
An analysis of the use of law enforcement raids to fight trafficking in persons.
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2005
PDF - 4.50MB
An analysis of indoor sex work in New York City.
Sex Workers Project
06/23/2003
PDF - 1.30MB
An analysis of street-based prostitution in New York City.

Publications by Partnering Organizations

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
07/01/2016
PDF - 385K
A sign-on letter from the Leadership Conference to the Office of Personnel Management expressing support for proposed regulations relating to conviction information in job applications
Sex Workers Project, Action Canada and others
03/01/2011
PDF - 37K
Joint written statement submitted to the UN Human Rights Council, calling for an end to violence against sex workers in the United States of America.
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services
12/17/2010
PDF - 732K
A sign-on letter in support of clemency for Sara Kruzan, a survivor of trafficking serving a life-sentence.
Open Society Institute
07/24/2008
PDF - 1.12MB
NSWP
05/30/2007
PDF - 1024K
Curriculum on the Bush administration's anti-prostitution pledge to accompany the 'Taking the Pledge' video.

Fact sheets, Publications and Other Documents by SWP

Sex Workers Project
09/30/2016
PDF - 464K
A factsheet about the charge of loitering for the purposes of prostitution, a law which criminalizes constitutionally protected behavior.
Sex Workers Project
07/05/2016
PDF - 203K
A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Phumzile Mlambo Ngucka, Executive Director of UN Women.
Sex Workers Project
06/06/2016
PDF - 115K
Testimony of Sienna Baskin to the Fast Track Cities event, convened by UNAIDS and the Mayors of Paris and New York
Sex Workers Project
12/03/2014
PDF - 133K
Testimony of Robin Richardson, Esq. to New York City Council Committee on Civil Rights, about prohibition of discrimination based on arrest record or criminal convictions.
Sex Workers Project
11/10/2014
PDF - 389K
A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Police Chief James Tolbert of the City of Flint, MI, about the department's policy of posting the names and photographs of people arrested for prostitution to the department's Facebook wall.